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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Hyundai and Kia reveal solar roof tech for electric cars—or gasoline ones

Bengt Halvorson Nov 1, 2018 Follow Bengt Add to circle Hyundai Motor Group solar charging system As solar cells get more efficient, powerful panels can fit on smaller areas. For those looking to use renewable energy for transportation, that means solar panels can now move from home rooftops used to power car chargers to cars themselves. In Korea on Wednesday, Hyundai and Kia revealed some production-bound examples of that concept—including a solar roof that can boost vehicle efficiency no matter what type of propulsion is on

GM’s national electric car plan may not be all that, scientist argues

Eric C. Evarts Nov 1, 2018 Image from 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric-car ad by Ourisman Chevrolet, Rockville, Maryland Just as General Motors prepared to release record profits on Wednesday, the respected Union of Concerned Scientists took issue with the company's plan last week to develop a plan to require electric car sales nationwide. GM is a leader in electric cars and is expected to be the second automaker to reach the 200,000-vehicle limit on tax credits for its buyers. The plan was widely

Austria to let drivers of electric cars go faster

Bengt Halvorson Nov 2, 2018 Follow Bengt Add to circle 2019 Jaguar I-Pace S Austria is offering would-be electric-car owners (and current ones) a tempting incentive to go tailpipe-emissions-free: permission to drive faster than those with gasoline, diesel, or hybrid vehicles in certain conditions. Under a recently approved amendment to the country’s speed limits, aimed at rewarding those who choose electric vehicles, they will be given a legal exemption. During emissions-restricted times tied to high pollution levels, owners of EVs will be allowed to go 81